A lot of news is breaking today as UFC Superstar Nate Diaz has been offered a shot at the Interim Lightweight Belt against Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 209. Khabib originally signed a contract to face Tony Ferguson for the interim belt but Tony has been holding out for more money(see below).
With Conor McGregor taking 10 months off, the UFC decided to create yet another interim title. Rumors are that the new owners are desperate to make the money spent for the company back, and big title fights and more belts similar to Boxing is their initial plan. Check it out.
— khabib nurmagomedov (@TeamKhabib) December 20, 2016
— Tony Ferguson (@TonyFergusonXT) December 20, 2016